Description: McDonald's Corp.
McDonaldÂ’s Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a worldwide foodservice retailer. It franchises and operates McDonaldÂ’s restaurants that offer various food items, soft drinks, coffee, and other beverages. As of December 31, 2009, the company operated 32,478 restaurants in 117 countries, of which 26,216 were operated by franchisees; and 6,262 were operated by the company. McDonaldÂ’s Corporation was founded in 1948 and is based in Oak Brook, Illinois.